A Plumbing Problem - Part 1 - LINC 3.18

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Watch the video. Listen and repeat to improve your pronunciation. Complete the exercise below.
what a mess   •  shouldn't be   •  would be done   •  have to wait   •  fix it yourself   •  what I can do   •  had to turn off   •  would come   •  he was held up   •  Does that mean   •  I'm afraid so   •  I'm afraid not   •  a lot of  
Click and Drop: click on a word in the box above and then in the correct space. Check your answers. What is your score?
ESTER: Oh, no! Oh, ! Hello. This is Ester Gueverra in Apartment 302. That's right, 302. I just got home and a pipe under my kitchen sink is leaking. Okay. See you in a minute, then.
ESTER: Hi! Come on in. It's open.
MANAGER: Hi.
ESTER: Hi. I'm just mopping up.
MANAGER: Oh, was there water?
ESTER: It's not too bad.
MANAGER: Oh, good.
ESTER: I see you brought your tools. Are you going to ?
MANAGER: Well, I'm going to try. Where's the leak?
ESTER: Under the sink.
MANAGER: Let's have a look. Oh yes, I see it. Let's try this. Nope.
ESTER: Can I help?
MANAGER: Well, you can hand me those large pliers there.
ESTER: Here you go.
MANAGER: Thanks. Well, that's that.
ESTER: So, can you fix it?
MANAGER: No, . I don't have the right tools.
ESTER: Oh.
MANAGER: I'll have to call the plumber.
ESTER: What's the problem?
MANAGER: There's a leak in the pipe just above the main shut off valve. I your hot water.
ESTER: Turn off the hot water? I won't have any hot water?
MANAGER: . It's the main shutoff to the whole apartment.
ESTER: Oh, no!
MANAGER: You'll for the plumber.
ESTER: Well, I hope he gets here soon.
MANAGER: Well, I'll make a quick call. It any later than tomorrow morning.
ESTER: Okay.
MANAGER: Okay, bye-bye.
ESTER: Bye.
The Next Day
ESTER: Oh, I don't believe this!
MANAGER: Hello.
ESTER: Hello? This is Ester Gueverra in Apartment 302.
MANAGER: Oh yes? Is everything okay?
ESTER: No. It isn't. You told me the plumber this morning to fix the pipe under the kitchen sink.
MANAGER: Oh, I guess .
ESTER: Held up! This is the second day in a row he's been held up. And you promised this in a day.
MANAGER: Oh, I am sure he'll be there tomorrow morning.
ESTER: I hope so. I still don't have any hot water, you know!
MANAGER: I am sorry. I'll see .
ESTER: All right then.
This exercise has been made using a free generator and script at Random Idea English Video courtesy TRU University – Open Learning Division

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